Monday message 01.14.2018

Upcoming Events

December 20: Last day to sign up for Science Accelerator opportunity 

December 20: End of Semester 1 for full-time learners. 

December 20-January 15: Winter Break

January 16: Start of semester full-time families for coach meetings and advisory activities

January 17: Semester 1 official Reports of Progress emailed to full-time families 

January 27: Start of Semester 2/Quarter 3 classes 

Message from the Director

  Dear Learners, Your semester courses are ending soon. Most iLEAD Online course assignments and projects end with week 16, Friday, Jan. 26, to allow our iLEAD sites and programs time for presentations of learning, and to provide time to create reports of progress (final grades). That’s just a few weeks away! Contact your course facilitator … Continue reading “Message from the Director”

Calendar Updates

Please See our Middle School and/or High School Course Calendars for important dates! iLEAD Online Middle School Course Calendar iLEAD Online High School Course Calendar

Tip of the Week: Hit Your Goals!

January is the perfect time to set goals for 2018, and writing things down often helps you to stay on the achievement track. The following tools will allow you to set school goals and personal goals using your computer, phone, or paper and pencil: Seven apps for student goal setting – http://www.emergingedtech.com/2017/11/best-apps-for-student-goal-setting/ Goal setting journals … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Hit Your Goals!”

Take the Plunge this Weekend!

Saturday, Jan. 20,. 1-4 p.m 26887 Recodo Lane Mission Viejo FREE Experience what the East Coast and Midwest experience every January — snow! This weekend is the Sierra Snow Summit, Polar Bear Plunge where you can play in nearly 200 gallons of artificial snow, take a dip in an icy spa, zip down a water … Continue reading “Take the Plunge this Weekend!”

Travel Back in Time Aboard a Tall Ship

Tall Ship Tour OCEAN INSTITUTE Monday: Closed Tuesday-Friday: 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 and 11:30 Cost: $10 weekdays, $15 weekends Travel back in time aboard the Lady Washington, a replica square-rigged brig, docked at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, Jan. 17-31. Students will learn about trading after the American Revolution (the … Continue reading “Travel Back in Time Aboard a Tall Ship”

Support Your Local Bookstore

http://lastbookstorela.com The Last Bookstore is a two-story treasure trove of over 250,000 used and new books! The 22,000-square-foot store includes a Victorian drawing room, sci-fi touches, and a loft. Owner Chad Howitt is doing what he loves; he is working with books and trying to keep paper books viable in the age of e-readers and … Continue reading “Support Your Local Bookstore”

Free Stargazing at Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory hosts a free public star party one Saturday a month from 2 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. What a great opportunity to chat with astronomers and look at the moon, planets, etc. Upcoming Star Parties: 2017 Dec. 16 2018 Jan. 27 Feb. 24 March 24 April 21 May 19 June 23 For more dates … Continue reading “Free Stargazing at Griffith Observatory”

Course Facilitator Spotlight: Mandy Larkins

Algebra, Geometry, Integrated Math 1, Middle School Math I love teaching math. I am a mother of five children ranging in ages 6 to 17. As my kids have gone through various grades, I’ve seen a variety of learning styles and teaching techniques. I graduated from Brigham Young University in secondary education of mathematics. Over … Continue reading “Course Facilitator Spotlight: Mandy Larkins”

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